of Washington County Detachment 1138 include the following:
Color Guard - Our Color Guard is recognized as one of the largest
and most active in the region. We can be seen at numerous parades, sporting
and ceremonial events throughout Washington County.
Honor Guard – Provides services for all fallen Marines in Washington
Marine Corps League Good Citizenship Award - Eagle Scouts are presented with this award
in recognition of their achievement and to present them as future leaders.
Newsletter - A bimonthly publication,
the newsletter presents pertinent current news and information from the Marine Corps League, the Marine Corps and Veterans
Wreaths Across America - Member Kathy White established our detachment as an official fundraising
group to assist with the wreath effort at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
Toys for Tots - Detachment members can be found volunteering with
both the Washington & Greene Counties Toys for Tots and the Mon Valley Toys for Tots programs.
- Scholarships are available to high school graduates and current college students. Member applicant or applicant's
father, mother, grandparents must be a member in good standing in the Marine Corps League or Auxiliary.
Comrades - Assistance is provided to members in need. We also support the MCL Department of Pennsylvania
Foundation which assists Marines, FMF Navy Corpsmen and FMF Navy Chaplain throughout the commonwealth.
Veterans' Affairs - The detachment
actively works to protect and keep it's membership informed of the rights and benefits of veterans.
Collections - Volunteers conduct multiple collections throughout the year, which allows the detachment to
make donations and do our good work. Donations have included Wreaths Across America, SWPA Wounded Warriors and the MCL
Department of Pennsylvania Foundation.